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Is natural gas a clean energy source? This Ohio Congressman thinks so.

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There is no doubt that natural gas transformed the U.S. energy landscape in the last decade. Production hit a record high again last year. Natural gas replaced coal as the top source of energy for electricity generation. All the while, the industry decreased its greenhouse gas emissions by 12% compared with 1990 levels. Does that make it a clean energy source? Congressman Troy Balderson, of Zanesv...

Ohio Congressman Calls Natural Gas a Solution to Energy Crisis

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Fighting the narrative that natural gas is part of the problem, U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH) last week introduced a resolution calling for the recognition of domestic natural gas as a green and clean energy source. “It’s green. It’s clean. And it’s abundant right under our feet, right here in Ohio,” Balderson said. Balderson, speaking at a Licking County, OH, wellsite alongside energy industry ...

Balderson pushing to designate natural gas a green, clean energy

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As energy costs are rising, natural gas could help lower costs, according to Licking County's congressman. Rep. Troy Balderson, R-Zanesville, announced at a Pataskala oil and gas well site Wednesday that he had introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to designate natural gas as a green and clean energy source. "It is green. It is clean. And it is abundantly right underneath ou...

Rep. Troy Balderson announces House resolution embracing natural gas as green and clean energy

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PATASKALA, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson joined Ohio energy advocates June 1 at an oil and gas well site in Licking County, Ohio to announce a resolution he introduced this week in the House of Representatives officially recognizing American natural gas as a "green and clean" energy source. Rep. Balderson's resolution recognizes American natural gas as an affordable, green energy source and call...

Green and Clean Gas

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Ohio Republican representative Troy Balderson, whose district sits atop the region’s massive oil-shale deposit, has introduced a H. Res. 1148 — a statement of accumulated truths and smart policy directions that has the added appeal of being an eye-poke at climate extremists — to formally recognize U.S.-produced natural gas as “an affordable and ‘green’ energy,” coupling its environmental upside wi...

Balderson Discusses Green and Clean Energy

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A U.S. Representative is hoping that his resolution will recognize American natural gas as a “green and clean” energy source. U.S. Representative Troy Balderson joined Ohio energy advocates at an oil and gas well site in Licking County to announce a resolution he introduced this week in the the House of Representatives. The resolution recognizes American natural gas as an affordable, green energy ...

Balderson visits Heights High School students participating in Capitol Hill Challenge

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Rep. Troy Balderson (OH-12) visited April 18 with Licking Heights High School students participating in the SIFMA Foundation’s Capitol Hill Challenge program, underwritten by the Charles Schwab Foundation. This national 14-week financial education competition pairs individual members of Congress with public schools in every congressional district, equipping middle and high school students to becom...

House passes China competition bill that would fund U.S. semiconductor chip makers without support from Ohio Republicans

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WASHINGTON, D. C. -- U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson of Zanesville represents a part of Ohio where Intel Corp. recently announced plans to build a $20 billion computer chip factory. Yet he joined with every other Ohio Republican in Congress on Friday in voting against a large legislative package that included $52 billion in incentives to companies that locate chip production in the United States. Balders...

Balderson: CHIPS Act presents golden opportunity for common-sense, bipartisan investment

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) admonished House Democrats from the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday for advancing yet another partisan "messaging bill" rather than addressing American economic competitiveness. Rep. Balderson's remarks as delivered on the House Floor: Mister Speaker, I rise today to express my concerns with H.R. 4521. I want to talk for a...

Pleasant 6th grader wins congressional award for App challenge with 'Cats vs. Dogs' game

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Like his fellow Pleasant Middle School sixth graders, Lane Johnson loves video games. However, unlike many other middle schoolers, this passion for video games inspired him to learn to code. Johnson's initiative, combined with creativity and hours dedicated to learning the programming language Scratch led him to entering the 2021 Congressional App Challenge, an annual competition encouraging middl...

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